Daniel Evans

1838–Male
Accomack, Virginia, United States

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Evans was born in 1838, in Accomack, Virginia, United States, his father, George Evans, was 28 and his mother, Hester, was 27.

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Family Time Line

George Evans
1810–
Hester
1811–
Isaac Evans
1836–
Lucan Evans
1837–
Daniel Evans
1838–
Levi Evans
1840–
Margaret Evans
1842–
Emma Evans
1845–
George Evans
1850–

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World Events (3)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 6

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Welsh: patronymic from the personal name Iefan ( see Evan ), with redundant English patronymic -s.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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